Saturday, April 16, 2022

Hoff's Lasagna III

Hoff's Lasagna III
Yields: About 6 large servings
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free
 
Ingredients:
  • 16 oz. gluten-free Pasta
  • 1 medium Zucchini (shredded)
  • 1 jar Spaghetti Sauce (Prego Light)
  • 1 15 oz. can of Tomato Sauce
  • x oz. firm Tofu (drained)
  • 1 15 oz. can Black Beans (rinsed & drained)
  • 1/2 cup Nutritional Yeast
  • Juice from 1 Lemon
  • 2-3 cloves of Garlic
  • 2 tbsp. Italian Herbs
  • 2 tbsp. Sea Salt
  • Nutritional Yeast

Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Soak Pasta in hot water for 10 minutes, drain & mix with Spaghetti Sauce
  3. Blend Tofu, Black Beans, Nutritional Yeast, Lemon Juice, Garlic & Italian Herbs until creamy
  4. In a 9x13 baking dish, create the following layers
  5. First Layer: 1 layer of Pasta & Tofu mixture
  6. Second Layer: 1 layer of Pasta & shredded Zucchini
  7. Third Layer: 1 layer of Pasta, top with can of Tomato Sauce & sprinkle with Nutritional Yeast
  8. Cover & bake for 40 minutes
  9. Cool for 10 minutes before cutting

Friday, April 15, 2022

Hoff's Lemon Basil Pasta

Hoff's Lemon Pasta

Servings: 4
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, gluten-free, soy-free

Ingredients:

  • 16 oz. Gluten-free Pasta
  • 1 Zucchini (chopped)
  • 1 cup Mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 cup fresh Basil (chopped)
  • 1 cup Sweet Onion (sliced)
  • 2.25 oz. can sliced Black Olives (rinsed & drained)
  • Juice from 1 Lemon
  • 1/2 cup Pasta Water (reserved)
  • 2 tbsp. Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


Directions:  
  1. Cook Pasta according to directions
  2. Meanwhile lay Zucchini, Mushrooms & Onion on a baking tray & air-fry at 400 for 15-20 minutes
  3. Once everything is done, combine Pasta w/Veggies, stir in Black Olives, Basil & Lemon, add seasonings
  4. Add reserved cooking water if Pasta is too dry
  5. Enjoy!

Friday, April 8, 2022

Simple Vegan Cheese Sauce

Simple Vegan Cheese Sauce
Yields: about 1 cup
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, gluten-free, soy-free

Ingredients:
  • 1/3 cup Instant Mashed Potato Flakes
  • 1/3 cup Nutritional Yeast
  • 2 tbsp. Cashew Powder (optional)
  • 1 cup Water or unsweetened Organic Soymilk
  • Juice from 1/2 Lemon
  • Splash Liquid Smoke (optional for smokey flavor)
  • 1/2 tsp. Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp. Sea Salt
Directions:
  1. Blend all ingredients together using an high speed blender, at the end, blend for a few seconds on low to remove any air bubbles
  2. Immediately transfer Sauce to storage container or use, Sauce will continue to thicken as it cools
  3. Clean blender immediately
 Hoff Thoughts: Try replacing all of the seasonings with 2 tsp. Taco seasoning.

Friday, April 1, 2022

Vegan Ranch Dressing

Recipe adapted from Nutmeg Notebook

Vegan Ranch Dressing
Yields: about 3 cups
dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, gluten-free

Ingredients:

  • 16 oz. Organic Silken Tofu (drained)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened plant-base Milk
  • Juice from 1 Lemon
  • 1 tbsp. Chia Seeds
  • 1 tbsp. minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp. Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Dill
  • 1 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp. Garlic
  • 1 tsp. Sea Salt
Directions:
  1. Using a high speed blender, blend all ingredients until smooth
  2. Keep in the fridge up to 1-2 weeks